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Bill Katon's Tune

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Size: 1,428kb, uploaded 3/19/2015 5:28:43 PM
Genre: Old Time / Playing Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time

From the collection called "Now That's a Good Tune: Masters of Missouri Fiddling" this tune was learned from Bill Katon (1864 - 1934) by Bob Walters who taught Cyril Stinnett who taught Charlie Walden. I'm learning about these venerated Missouri fiddlers and you can hear all the tunes on the Slippery Hill website.



4 comments on “Bill Katon's Tune”

banjukebox Says:
Friday, March 20, 2015 @7:51:49 AM

Sweet tune, and gently played. Thanks for posting.

rickhayes Says:
Friday, March 20, 2015 @12:39:03 PM

An enjoyable listen as always Janet.

VancePants Says:
Friday, March 20, 2015 @9:13:37 PM

As above... very nice!

JanetB Says:
Saturday, April 4, 2015 @5:42:07 PM

Thanks for leaving a comment. I understand there's another tune of Bill Katon's in a Missouri fiddle book by Christeson, which I don't have. Bill Katon was African-American, died over 80 years ago, and still influences old-time music being passed around today.

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